Child and Family Resources
Common Sense Media Reviews and ratings of all major forms of media: movies, television, websites, video games, music, apps, and books.
NoveList K8 Plus* Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, Common Core standards; even books made into movies, and much more. Read reviews and learn about the author. Create your own reading wish list.
Scholastic Book Wizard Search books by reading levels or use BookAlike™ to match similar books.
Michigan Department of Education Information on home schooling, registering, and more.
Home School Legal Defense Association Offers information and resources to encourage and support all homeschoolers including curriculum help.
Michigan Homeschool Groups
Michigan Wayne County Homeschoolers Homeschool group for parents of children from kindergarten through high school. Find support, ask questions and participate in homeschoolers’ events throughout the year.
Southeastern Michigan Homeschooling Teens & Pre-Teens Homeschool support group for parents looking for positive alternatives to the social and extra curricular activities typically offered in a traditional school setting.
State and Regional Organizations Search for groups by State and County.
*These databases are made possible by grant funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the State of Michigan through the Library of Michigan, with additional funding provided by the State of Michigan. You may use them either in the library or at home with a valid library card or Michigan driver’s license/state id. If you do not have a library card and are accessing from home, click here to use Michigan driver’s license/state id access.